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Prevent Cancer Foundation® awards $250,000 in community grants

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 16, 2019                                                       MEDIA CONTACT: Lisa Berry Edwards 703-519-2107 Lisa.Edwards@preventcancer.org ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Through its community grants program, the Prevent Cancer Foundation® is proud to support 10 projects focused on increasing cancer prevention and early detection in communities across the U.S., from Honolulu, Hawaii to Baltimore, Maryland. The projects were selected through […]

When it comes to fighting cancer, we’re all on the same team

Recently, I had the opportunity to travel to the northernmost part of Michigan to see one of the Prevent Cancer Foundation’s community grantees in action. Joining me in their home state to visit McLaren Northern Michigan Hospital were fellow congressional spouses and members of the Foundation’s Congressional Families Cancer Prevention Program, Colleen Ochoa Peters (wife […]

Let’s talk about lungs: Building awareness across the nation

After the world turns pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, it’s time for another type of cancer to take the spotlight: lung cancer. Lung cancer is the number one cause of cancer death for both men and women and is responsible for 14 percent of all new cancer cases—so our fight is far from over. […]

Prevent Cancer Foundation® Awards $250,000 in Community Grants

Underserved communities across the country receive funds for cancer prevention and early detection programs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                                                             September 8, 2017 MEDIA CONTACT: Lisa Berry 703-519-2107 Lisa.Berry@preventcancer.org ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Through its community grants program, the Prevent Cancer Foundation® is proud to support 10 projects focused on increasing cancer education and screening in communities across […]

Prevent Cancer Foundation® awards $250,000 in community grants

Organizations across the country are doing extraordinary work to get at-risk communities the education and screenings they need to prevent cancer or detect it early. The Prevent Cancer Foundation® is proud to award $250,000 to 10 projects through the community grants program to improve education and screening rates. This year’s projects range from the beaches […]

Nine Community Projects will Receive Funding for Cancer Prevention Work

The Prevent Cancer Foundation is proud to support nine projects focused on increasing cancer prevention education, early detection and screening in communities across the country, from New York to California. The Foundation received statements of intent from organizations in 48 states for this highly competitive grants cycle. Each grantee organization will receive $25,000. A special […]

New Cookbook with Healthy Living Tips Developed by Community Grant Recipient

Craving an end of summer peach cobbler? The Down Home Healthy Living 2.0 cookbook features healthier versions of traditional southern recipes and tips for staying active.

2015 Community Grant Awardees Announced

Six communities will now get the benefit of cancer prevention and early detection programs, thanks to Prevent Cancer Foundation grants. The grants will enable the communities to educate specific demographics on various preventable or early detectable cancers and HPV. Since 2007, the Prevent Cancer Foundation has awarded grants to 40 projects in 26 states, tribes […]

Cancer Prevention in 7 Languages: Spotlight on 2014 Community Grantee

Thanks to a Prevent Cancer Foundation 2014 community grant, several groups of underserved women in New Hampshire will learn about basic cancer facts, the latest cancer screening guidelines and how to access low-cost screening programs. Community presentations will be available in seven different languages: Spanish, Nepali, Portuguese, Arabic, Swahili, American Sign Language and English.

Investing in Prevention Saves Lives

The Women’s Resource Center (WRC) in Fort Collins, Colorado is a recipient of a 2012 Community Grant from the Prevent Cancer Foundation. This grant enables volunteers and staff to work year-round to provide community outreach through women’s wellness education and information about low-cost health services. This work encourages at-risk and low-income women to schedule preventive […]